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Desert Vista High School College Commitments:

Anthony Abbadessa:  

 

Colgate University  -  Attack- 2014


Anthony has committed to play NCAA Division 1 Lacrosse for Colgate University and head coach Mike Murphy.


Anthony was the first 2014 D-1 commit in Arizona and in addition to playing for the Thunder, Anthony also plays for West Coast Starz and Force Lacrosse Club in AZ.

 

Ryan Coukoulis:

 

Bellarmine University - Mid- Field - 2015


Ryan has committed to play NCAA Division 1 Lacrosse for Bellarmine University with Head Coach Kevin Burns.


Ryan was the second Arizona commitment to Bellarmine and  in addition to playing for the Thunder, Ryan also plays for West Coast Starz and Force Lacrosse Club in AZ.

 

 

Levi Higgins:

 

Calvin College - Grand Rapids, MI

 

Levi has committed to play MIAA Division III Lacrosse for Calvin College with Head Coach Kyle Hofstaedter.

In addition to playing for DV Levi has also played for Arizona Force Lacrosse Club.

 

 

Bud Neff:

 

Manhattanville College - Purchase, NY.

Bud has committed to play DIII College lacrosse in the Freedom Conference for Manhattanville College with Coach Ryder Bohlander.
 

 

 


Cade van Raaphorst: 

 

Duke University - D-Pole - 2015


Cade has committed to play NCAA Division 1 Lacrosse for Duke University and Head Coach John Danowski.


Cade is the youngest player in Arizona to commit to play NCAA D-1 college lacrosse, and he was the first commit in Duke's 2015 class. in addition to playing for the Thunder, Cade also plays for West Coast Starz and Force Lacrosse Club in AZ.

 

 

JJ Rose:

 

​Bryant University - Mid-Field - 2018

 

JJ has comitted to play NCAA Division 1 Lacrosse for Bryant University and Head Coach Mike Pressler.

 

JJ is the the only Arizona D-1 recruit in 2018. JJ started playing lacrosse in the 7th grade. He played for Ahwatukee Lightning, PLC, Force, 3D Arizona, 3D Pacific, 3D San Diego, Hot Sauce and RC.

 

 


Gabe Suarez:


The Lindenwood University (Belleville) - Mid-Field/FO - 2014

 

Gabe has committed to play NAIA Division 1 Lacrosse for Lindenwood University-Belleville with Head Coach Dan Mertzlufft.


Gabe started playing Lacrosse at Chandler HS before transferring to Desert Vista HS in 2014. In addition to playing for DV Game has played for Arizona Burn and Brady's Bunch travel club teams.



Stephen Votto: 

Bellarmine University - Attack - 2015


Stephen has committed to play NCAA Division 1 Lacrosse for Bellarmine University and Head Coach Kevin Burns.


Stephen was the first Arizona commit to Bellarmine and  in addition to playing for the Thunder, Stephen also plays for West Coast Starz and Force Lacrosse Club in AZ. Stephen is one of over five West Coast Starz commits to Bellarmine.